A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:38:11 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: usa0005z6a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0005z6a. Exact location, longitude -66.9393° West, latitude 17.974° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 09:38:11 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal. Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and ninety-four, in the last 10 days one thousand and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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